Sunday, February 15, 2015

1955 Maitland Flood: Expert panel to speak at Reading Cinema

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A special free event to commemorate the 1955 floods and their impact on the local community will be at Reading Cinemas Maitland on Wednesday, February 25.
The event will see a panel of experts discussing the floods and their representation in media and the regional premiere of the digital restoration of the Australian classic film Newsfront.
Maitland City Library and the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, in association with Reading Cinemas, have partnered to present this unique event, to mark the 60th anniversary of the floods and reflect on the lasting legacy they left upon Maitland and the region.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Jan. 29, 2015.